On Classical Liberalism and Libertarianism

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Macmillan, 1986 - Liberalism - 215 pages
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This analysis of classical liberal thinking covers the utilitarianism of Hume, Smith and their successors, the Austrian and Chicago schools of political economy, 'contractarian' liberalism and the ethical individualism of Ayn Rand and Robert Nozick. Norman Barry also discusses the theory of anarcho-capitalism.

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Barry critically reviews the thoughts and effects of the work of Hume, Smith, and the Utilitarians. Since many of ideas of both classic liberalism and modern libertarianism come friom the work in ... Read full review


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Barry is Professor of Politics at the University of Buckingham. He has taught political theory at the University of Exeter and the Queen's University of Belfast.

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